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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 9/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt No Debt
MSB's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
95% of the 1129 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. MSB: No Debt )
MSB' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: No Debt   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.91
MSB's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
71% of the 1245 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.83 vs. MSB: 0.91 )
MSB' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.07   Max: 1
Current: 0.91

-0.07
1
Interest Coverage No Debt
MSB's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
96% of the 1016 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 257.78 vs. MSB: No Debt )
MSB' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 9999.99   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 1462.05
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 8/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 95.51
MSB's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 1252 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 42.48 vs. MSB: 95.51 )
MSB' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 90.47   Max: 97.75
Current: 95.51

90.47
97.75
Net-margin (%) 95.51
MSB's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 1257 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 48.17 vs. MSB: 95.51 )
MSB' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 90.47   Max: 97.75
Current: 95.51

90.47
97.75
ROE (%) 2139.84
MSB's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
100% of the 1296 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 8.25 vs. MSB: 2139.84 )
MSB' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 301.06   Max: 3285.73
Current: 2139.84

301.06
3285.73
ROA (%) 246.15
MSB's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
100% of the 1306 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.24 vs. MSB: 246.15 )
MSB' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 110.93   Max: 648.4
Current: 246.15

110.93
648.4
Revenue Growth (%) -12.90
MSB's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 853 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. MSB: -12.90 )
MSB' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -13.3   Max: 61.4
Current: -12.9

-13.3
61.4
EBITDA Growth (%) -13.50
MSB's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 759 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. MSB: -13.50 )
MSB' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -13.5   Max: 63.7
Current: -13.5

-13.5
63.7
EPS Growth (%) -13.50
MSB's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 770 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. MSB: -13.50 )
MSB' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -13.5   Max: 63.7
Current: -13.5

-13.5
63.7
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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

MSB Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Joel Greenblatt 93,033 sh (-4.94%)
Jim Simons 57,100 sh (-54.7%)
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Q4 2013

MSB Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jim Simons 80,400 sh (+40.81%)
Joel Greenblatt 50,313 sh (-45.92%)
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Q1 2014

MSB Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Jim Simons 56,903 sh (-29.23%)
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Q2 2014

MSB Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 36,343 sh (-36.13%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with MSB

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Sold Out 0.03%$19.64 - $23.65 $ 19.11-10%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Reduce -45.92%0.03%$20.07 - $24.64 $ 19.11-14%50313
Joel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Add 50.77%0.04%$22.06 - $30.51 $ 19.11-24%80842
Joel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 New Buy0.09%$23.77 - $31.68 $ 19.11-30%46001
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 13.20
MSB's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
73% of the 1486 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 20.50 vs. MSB: 13.20 )
MSB' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 2.26   Max: 24.55
Current: 13.2

2.26
24.55
P/B 212.33
MSB's P/B is ranked lower than
68% of the 1486 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. MSB: 212.33 )
MSB' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 20.59   Max: 514.5
Current: 212.33

20.59
514.5
P/S 12.49
MSB's P/S is ranked lower than
59% of the 1486 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 7.52 vs. MSB: 12.49 )
MSB' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 2.21   Max: 23.25
Current: 12.49

2.21
23.25
PFCF 12.33
MSB's PFCF is ranked higher than
85% of the 1486 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. MSB: 12.33 )
MSB' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 2.37   Max: 27.97
Current: 12.33

2.37
27.97
EV-to-EBIT 13.17
MSB's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
77% of the 1486 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 24.26 vs. MSB: 13.17 )
MSB' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 2.1   Max: 23.8
Current: 13.17

2.1
23.8
PEG 1.27
MSB's PEG is ranked higher than
93% of the 1486 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. MSB: 1.27 )
MSB' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.09   Max: 30.97
Current: 1.27

0.09
30.97
Shiller P/E 8.75
MSB's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
94% of the 1486 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. MSB: 8.75 )
MSB' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 4.09   Max: 40
Current: 8.75

4.09
40
Current Ratio 6.48
MSB's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
77% of the 327 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.43 vs. MSB: 6.48 )
MSB' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.94   Max: 29.04
Current: 6.48

0.94
29.04
Quick Ratio 6.48
MSB's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
77% of the 327 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.29 vs. MSB: 6.48 )
MSB' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.94   Max: 29.04
Current: 6.48

0.94
29.04

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 9.73
MSB's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
94% of the 1003 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.24 vs. MSB: 9.73 )
MSB' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 3.48   Max: 41.54
Current: 9.73

3.48
41.54
Dividend Payout 1.06
MSB's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
68% of the 1486 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 67.15 vs. MSB: 1.06 )
MSB' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 6.23
Current: 1.06

0.21
6.23
Dividend growth (3y) -13.30
MSB's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
59% of the 469 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. MSB: -13.30 )
MSB' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -16   Max: 62
Current: -13.3

-16
62
Yield on cost (5-Year) 13.36
MSB's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
94% of the 1020 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. MSB: 13.36 )
MSB' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 4.75   Max: 56.65
Current: 13.36

4.75
56.65

Valuation & Return

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industry
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Price/Net Cash 477.75
MSB's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
79% of the 1486 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. MSB: 477.75 )
MSB' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 34   Max: 3206
Current: 477.75

34
3206
Price/Net Current Asset Value 477.75
MSB's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
78% of the 1486 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. MSB: 477.75 )
MSB' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 34   Max: 1068.67
Current: 477.75

34
1068.67
Price/Tangible Book 212.33
MSB's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
71% of the 1486 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. MSB: 212.33 )
MSB' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 24.73   Max: 416.63
Current: 212.33

24.73
416.63
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.96
MSB's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
83% of the 1486 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. MSB: 0.96 )
MSB' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.31   Max: 2.54
Current: 0.96

0.31
2.54
Price/Median PS Value 0.99
MSB's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
74% of the 1486 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. MSB: 0.99 )
MSB' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 1.47
Current: 0.99

0.25
1.47
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.23
MSB's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
93% of the 1486 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. MSB: 1.23 )
MSB' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.13   Max: 2.52
Current: 1.23

0.13
2.52
Price/Graham Number 11.44
MSB's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
54% of the 1486 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. MSB: 11.44 )
MSB' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 2.05   Max: 16.26
Current: 11.44

2.05
16.26
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 7.60
MSB's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
61% of the 1111 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. MSB: 7.60 )
MSB' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 4.2   Max: 47.9
Current: 7.6

4.2
47.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 17.65
MSB's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
91% of the 1048 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.66 vs. MSB: 17.65 )
MSB' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 63.7
Current: 17.65

0.2
63.7

Business Description

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Mesabi Trust was formed according to an Agreement of Trust dated July 18, 1961. It is a trust organized under the laws of the State of New York. It was created in 1961 upon the liquidation of Mesabi Iron Company. It operates as a grantor trust in the United States. The lessee/operator of Mesabi Trust's mineral interests is Northshore Mining Corporation (NMC), a subsidiary of Cliffs Natural Resources Inc (Cliffs). Cliffs is a producer of iron ore products. The Trust holds all of the interests formerly owned by Mesabi Iron Company ('MIC'), including all right, title and interest in the Amendment of Assignment, Assumption and Further Assignment of Peters Lease the Amendment of Assignment, Assumption and Further Assignment of Cloquet Lease, the beneficial interest in the Mesabi Land Trust and all other assets and property identified in the Agreement of Trust. The main assets of Mesabi Trust consist of two different interests in certain properties in the Mesabi Iron Range: (i) Mesabi Trust's interest as assignor in the Amended Assignment of Peters Lease and the Amended Assignment of Cloquet Lease, which together cover properties aggregating approximately 9,750 largely contiguous acres in St. Louis County, Minnesota (the 'Peters Lease Lands' and the 'Cloquet Lease Lands,' respectively), and (ii) Mesabi Trust's ownership of the entire beneficial interest in the Mesabi Land Trust, which has a 20% interest as fee owner in the Peters Lease Lands and a 100% fee ownership in certain non-mineral-bearing lands adjacent to the Peters and Cloquet Lease Lands.
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